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09 December 2015

Health professionals lack knowledge about female genital mutilation

Health practitioners need more resources and expert guidelines to provide appropriate medical and psychological treatment for women and girls that have had female genital mutilation or cutting, says a new review of the evidence. 

09 December 2015

Australia's innovation agenda: embracing risk or gambling with public health?

To realise the promise of innovation, we need to equally embrace the need for comprehensive and adept measures to assess and manage the risks of industry-researcher collaboration, argues Dr Quinn Grundy.

09 December 2015

Long nights and lazy days could send you to an early grave

Sleeping more than nine hours a night, and sitting too much during the day could be a hazardous combination, particularly when added to a lack of exercise, according to new research from the University of Sydney's 45 and Up Study.

09 December 2015

Challenges Hockey will face as US ambassador

Subtle diplomacy, an acute understanding of the Australian national interest, and a healthy scepticism towards uncritical alliance boosterism should be foremost in Joe Hockey's mind as he takes up the role of ambassador to the US, writes James Curran.

09 December 2015

Students achieve world-record breaking drone flight

A team of aerospace students from the University of Sydney have helped break a world record by landing a drone in Texas using a remote control joystick located in Sydney.

09 December 2015

Wizardry in a wind tunnel

Researchers have officially reopened their multi-million-dollar Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel (BLWT) facility in the School of Civil Engineering. 

09 December 2015

New discoveries redefine Angkor Wat's history

The temple of Angkor Wat was much larger and more complex than previously thought, University of Sydney archaeologists have discovered.